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Passing values from JSP

Smitha Prasad
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Joined: Apr 02, 2002
Posts: 41
I need to pass a list of accounts from JSP to servlet. In my Jsp a list box containing a list of values is present. Multiple selection is allowed. When multiple projects are selected, how do i pass this as a parameter to my servlet?? Help!
David Gilmore

Joined: Jul 19, 2002
Posts: 9
Can you not just put them in an arrayList and do request.setAttribute("accounts", your_arraylist)?

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Dave Vick
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 3244
The JSP presents a form that has a list box that allows multiple selections? The form on the JSP has an action that directs it to the servelt?
In the servlet just use the getParameterValues( ) method of the Request object. It returns an array of strings that are all of the values of any multi-valued parameters sent.

S Srikanth

Joined: Sep 09, 2002
Posts: 14
Hi smita ,
Use "getParameterValues" to get multiple values from a jsp page
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